Commentary

How Pittsburgh is turning a post-industrial wilderness into a park | Tuesday Morning Coffee

Hays Woods was once used for mining and munitions. City officials will spend the next decade turning it into a 'living laboratory,' report.

The crisis no one wants to discuss: What to do when a loved one...

It's never easy to learn that a loved one has serious health issues. But having an idea of options once the shock dissipates can ease the burden.

Are we about to blunder into war in Iran? Some points to ponder |...

Every leader of the KGB was just as bad as Soleimani during the Cold War, but we didn’t assassinate them for a good reason.

Report: Pittsburgh’s fracking industry shed 400 jobs in 2019; More could be on the...

How the argument for Restore PA just got even harder. Can Gov. Tom Wolf seal the deal on a severance tax with an industry in seeming free fall?

Want to know what will happen in 2020? Look to state polls for the...

National polls are all well and good. But if you want to better understand the American public, it would be good practice to look at state polls.

A few thoughts on what it means to be a gay man in the...

Most people want to be accepted regardless of their sexual orientation or preference, but we must also accept ourselves first.

Why doesn’t the threat of global climate change get that Y2K apocalyptic urgency? |...

Out of base selfishness and willful blindness, we are bequeathing a permanently compromised planet to all those generations who come after us.

If the Dems want to win the White House in 2020, they need to...

Defeating Trump — on the assumption that he survives his Senate trial on impeachment charges — remains the only thing that matters.

How the Pa. Turnpike celebrates the New Year | Editorial Cartoon

A trip across the state will cost $38.40 for E-ZPass users and $53.50 for those paying with cash. The 6 percent toll rise outpaces inflation.

Trump’s Iran attack is a reminder Congress has to reclaim its war-making authority |...

The president wields no power more terrifying than the power to wage war. But he wields that power in all our names, not just his own.